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Application guidelines for the new State Cultural Facilities Grant Program are available, according to the R.I. State Council on the Arts. more
While Rhode Island ranked 14th worst in a ranking of the best and worst states for businesses, it did move up three spots compared with last year. more
Rhode Island Housing, the state’s principal housing agency, has received a national award for program innovation by the National Council of State Housing Agencies. more
The 118-year-old Carey School stopped operating as a school in 2009. It is being redeveloped by Boston-based Arch Street Development LLC, which specializes in redevelopment, adaptive reuse and historic building preservation in the Northeast. more
U.S. stocks fluctuated as investors weighed better-than-estimated bank earnings against Federal Reserve concerns about valuations for some social-media and biotech companies. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, showing the labor market is making progress. more
Home sales in January decreased nearly 2 percent compared with the prior year period, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. The decline marked the first time sales decreased year over year since September. more
Wholesale prices in the U.S. climbed in March for the first time in five months, reflecting higher costs for fuels and motor vehicles. more
The city plans to lower its building permit fees to spur additional development and to settle a lawsuit filed by the Rhode Island Builders Association, which had called the fees unfair. more
Firms are upbeat, despite negative effects from unseasonably severe weather this winter, according to the latest Beige Book report from the Federal Reserve. more
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